Alvin F. Weidman, Sr., 91, of Warwood,was accepted into heaven on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at his home, surrounded by family and prayers.
He was born July 12, 1925 in Wheeling, a son of the late Frank and Mary Veronica Mullen Weidman.
Alvin was a devout Catholic and was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Warwood.
He was a Navy veteran during World War II and retired from the U.S.Postal Service after 36 years as a mail carrier. He volunteered his time with a variety of causes, including Catholic Charities, but he could always be seen practicing his golf game- no matter the weather. He was a well known figure as the “man on the corner” on National Road, advocating for pro-life.
In addition to his parents, Alvin was preceded in death by a brother, Phillips Weidman, and 3 sisters, Mary Margaret Altman, Patricia Miller and Janet Weidman.
Alvin is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Josephine Elias Weidman, and their 13 children; Mary (Gary) Clegg of Wheeling, Anne (Kevin) Goist of Columbiana, OH, Therese Weidman of Wheeling, Judy Palmer of Cape Coral, FL, Margaret (Michael) Zebrine of Wake Forest, NC, Christine (Michael) Robinson of Columbus, OH, Eleanor (Michael) Forbes of North Canton, OH, Lisa Forsyth of Pittsburgh, PA, Joseph (Vicki) Weidman of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Alvin (Mary Kay) Weidman, Jr., of Morgantown, WV, Patrick (Nancy) Weidman of Morgantown, WV, Paul (Dawn) Weidman of St. Clairsville, OH, Luke (Connie) Weidman of Charlotte, NC, 40 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He will be lovingly missed by family and friends
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 2:00pm until 8:00pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling where a special presentation of the rosary will be conducted at 7:30pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 10:00am at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, 1300 Eoff St., Wheeling, with Msgr. Kevin Quirk as celebrant.
Entombment will follow in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, with full military honors with the Moundsville Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions made be made to Catholic Charities, 2000 Main St., Wheeling, WV 26003 or online at www.TMCFunding.com (Click Here).
Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.
Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
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